20.10. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine changed the status of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) from a law enforcement body to a central executive body with a special status.
20.10. Nearly 120 million extremely poor people in Africa are threatened by an accelerating climate crisis that could also melt away the continent's few glaciers within two decades, a UN report has warned.
20.10. The European Commission will provide Ukraine with an additional 3.5 million euros to support the most vulnerable categories of Donbass residents, primarily the elderly. In total, in 2021, the European Commission allocated 29 million euros of humanitarian aid for the East of Ukraine, and since the beginning of the war - € 194 million.
20.10. Poland has doubled the number of troops on its Belarus border, amid an ongoing standoff with stranded migrants.